War on Poverty

CSEPP worked with social service delivery agencies in the 1960s and 1970s on the War on Poverty to realize the goal of “maximum feasible participation of the poor.” By connecting to the existing informal networks in a community, CSEPP consultants facilitated low income people to participate in the development of health care services, addiction treatment, and resettlement of Latino migrants in an empowerment process that included their participation in local social service agency boards and the local ownership of new facilities.

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